This unit celebrates 5 men and 5 African American inventors. Included are anchor charts, biography profiles, reading comprehension, and the steps and materials needed for your students to create their own invention and apply for a "patent!"
Most of these inventors are lesser known because the popular ones are so heavily covered.
Inventors and Inventions included:
Madame C.J. Walker - Hair Growth Products
Bessie Griffin- Amputee Feeding Apparatus
Valerie Thomas- Illusion Transmitter
Patricia Bath - Laserphaco Probe
Marjorie Joyner- Permanent Waving Machine
George Crum - Potato Chips
Garrett Morgan- 3 Way Traffic Signal (amongst many other things)
George Grant - Wooden golf tee
Willis Johnson - Egg Beater/Mixer
Lonnie Johnson - Super Soaker Water Gun (amongst many other things)
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